Do you remember the cool synthesizer songs of the 1980’s? Back when big hair and keyboard-only bands ruled the pop music scene? Did you want to be your own singer-songwriter too? Maybe Falco doing “Rock Me Amadeus”?
Good stuff you guys. Reminds me of the early drum machines ~1980s, due to the lack of expressive response of the XO keyboard. What Dave Rossum did was to add expression by pasting a piezoelectric buzzer under the keyboard. This could be done with the XO as well, no? A little processing (diode, resistor and capacitor) between the piezo and the XO audio input, voila – envelope follower. You just need to incorporate the digitized amplitude from the audio input CAFE into the Csound engine – a “velocity response” keyboard. Let me know if you need more explanation, n’est ce pas? Merci – pj
[…] interesting being the TamTam SynthLab, a Max/MSP based visual synthesizer modeler. Here’s a video of SynthLab in action. There is another activity called Measure which is a very simple oscilloscope. The XO’s audio […]
Today, I went to the beachfront with my children.
I found a sea shell and gave it to my 4 year old daughter and said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.”
She placed the shell to her ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab inside and it
pinched her ear. She never wants to go back! LoL I know
this is completely off topic but I had to tell someone!
These online dress-up video games have about hundreds of online games stored in
its database. Is someone you know who runs a version of
Windows out of space on their thumbdrive, with no more
space for homework or work assignments on them.
Although others may not have a specific machine for her, but at least they have most likely computers in their homes.